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EV1006 - Dynamic Futures: Culture, Environment, Resources

Credit points: 3
Year: 2010
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences

This subject introduces students to a range of concepts that help us understand the societies and environments in which we live. Lectures put forward a range of academic perspectives that are vital to understanding contemporary social and environmental issues, and practical sessions help students critically investigate the viability of different ideas in different contexts. This subject provides grounding in the skills required for studying at University while at the same time providing important background for students studying planning, geography, environmental science and natural resource management.

Learning Outcomes

  • To demonstrate the interconnectedness of the societies and environments in which we live;
  • To develop a critical understanding of sustainable options for the future;
  • To appreciate multiple perspectives of societies and environments.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV1002 AND EV1004

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2010
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Lisa Law.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 36 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); practical exercises (40%); essays (20%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2010
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor David King
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor David King.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 36 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); practical exercises (40%); essays (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.